01 Dec 2018

Active shootings in the U.S.

The horrific phenomenon of mass shootings continued this year, as gunmen at Stoneman Douglas High School, Thousand Oaks and the Pittsburgh synagogue claimed dozens of innocent lives. The FBI compiled

08 Nov 2018

Shooter kills 12 at Thousand Oaks bar

A 28-year-old man shot and killed 12 nightclub patrons, staff and a police officer, and injured of at least 18 during a mass shooting at a bar in southern California

31 Oct 2018

SF State Jewish community in shock after Pittsburgh anti-Semitic attack

The horrific shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday, Oct. 27 shocked and angered the Bay Area Jewish community, who held vigils in San Francisco and Oakland to honor the

11 Apr 2018

Letter to the editor

Like all Americans, I was horrified and angry about the Stoneman Douglas shooting. We all want to protect our schools but the focus on firearms will only lead to knee-jerk

13 May 2014

More gun control is necessary in trigger-happy America

I believe in the United States Constitution. It has worked for more than 200 years, however, I also believe in gun control and common sense. It is hard to read

13 May 2014

The right to bear arms is essential to our lasting freedom

Welcome to the United States, home of beer, cheeseburgers, free speech and lots of guns. We also have an entire system of laws that protects our right to enjoy all